Hyler Communications Musings

Inspiration for Writers

As I left a beautiful Bed and Breakfast in Paris this week, a proprietor said to me, “Hopefully, you are finding inspiration.” Indeed. And in ways, I could have scarcely imagined. Writing in a country new to you opens up the eyes unlike anything one would experience at home. Surrounded by artists who have trekked […]

Writing and Roses

  It’s nearly end of week 2 of my writer’s residency in Marnay sur seine, France. I’ve enjoyed the local cuisine and libations. You can’t beat fresh champagne from the Champagne Ardenne region southeast of Paris. During these two weeks, I’ve worked on the outline and plot points for my second middle grade manuscript. I’ve sent […]

Long walks in France, time to solidify ideas, and to turn them into action

Long walks among nature, discussions over dinner with strangers, time to reflect and crystallize ideas. These are the hallmarks of an artist or writer’s residency, whether it’s in France, Martha’s Vineyard, or far flung places of the earth. A recent discussion at CAMAC, Centre d’ Art Marnay Art Centre prompted me to reflect on what divides […]